The Mummifier´s Daughter – A Novel in Ancient Egypt

| November 1, 2013


The Mummifier´s Daughter - A Novel in Ancient Egypt

Ancient Egypt, 1233 BC

This is Young Neti-Kerty‘s dream: To follow in her father’s footsteps and become the first femalemummifier in Thebes.

Shabaka, the secretive Prefect, the Pharaoh’s special envoy charged with

combating crime in the capital of the Pharaoh’s empire, also often makes use of Neti Kerty’s special talents. With her powers of

deduction and knowledge of the dead, she has already helped solve many crimes.

But then the unimaginable happens. Her parents are cruelly murdered, and Neti-Kerty’s small, idyllic world shatters. Together

with Shabaka the Prefect, she embarks on the search for her parents‘ murderer. Surviving

many shared adventures, they stumble upon a monstrous conspiracy…

The Mummifier’s Daughter carries us back to a land steeped in gods, god-kings, ritual and magic. It paints for the reader a

detailed picture of Pharaonic Egypt in all its shadowed glory. Faithfully recreating one of

the most remarkable eras in Egypt’s history, bestselling author Nathaniel Burns weaves a shudderingly ominous tale of ancient

Egypt’s mysteries with a cast of characters the modern reader will recognize even

though millenia have passed.

So light up the incense, sit close to the light and draw back the curtains on the shadowed past with this
gripping tale of

love and intrigue among the living and the dead in one of history’s most intriguing civilizations.

What Customers Say

“CSI: Ancient Egypt! Neti was a strong character that I quickly came to care about.” – Wendy Scott, Fantasy Author of

The Windflowers Trilogy Golden Scarab

“Burns uses a thrilling hunt for a murderer to skillfully reveal the secret practices of ancient Egypt’s embalmers and other of its

mysteries.” – Patricia De Hemricourt, Autho of The Divided Island

“The characters wonderfully woven, I could see what they saw, feel what they felt. It was a nonstop read! I loved it!”


“A fun historical mystery with a twist.” – Woodsusa

“Compelling and gentle, a mystery and a romance in one.” – Ladycaviar, Washington, DC

“I enjoyed this book immensely. Snappy, action filled plot.” – Edna Lucretia Williams

“This Book will take you on a journey like none you’ve ever experienced before.” – Jay V.

“I have only one thing to say: Excellent!” – Rachel “savvygirl”

The Mummifier´s Daughter – A novel set in Ancient Egypt that is the first book in the series The Cases of Neti-


Also available on Amazon:

Princess of Egypt (Book 2 in the series Cases of Neti-Kerty)


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